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Posted On: 12 April 2020 07:00 am
Updated On: 11 January 2022 08:40 am

Education City Speaker Series on COVID19

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Event Details:

Location: Discussion is online.
Date: 15 April 2020 - 15 April 2020
Time: 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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Health experts from around the world will turn an international spotlight on the coronavirus pandemic on April 15, through a special online edition of Qatar Foundation’s Education City Speaker Series in partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Health.

The event – titled Flattening the Curve: Global Responses to COVID-19, will see speakers from Qatar, Oman, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, and Switzerland analyze how different countries are tackling the challenges posed by COVID-19, and the lessons the pandemic may hold for the world.

It is the first edition of the Education City Speaker Series to be held online, with the panelists brought together by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and Qatar Foundation (QF) being Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean; Dr. David Nabarro, WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy; Dr. Salih Ali Al Marri, Assistant Minister for Health Affairs at Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health; Rossella Miccio, President of EMERGENCY NGO; Dr. Hsiu-Hung Wang, President of the Taiwan Nurses Association; and Dr. Jerome Kim, Director-General of the International Vaccine Institute.